New IT Rules 2021: Ashwini Vaishnav said – New IT rules are empowering users

New Delhi. Information Technology and Communications Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Sunday that the new IT Rules 2021 are empowering and protecting users. He said that the new IT regulations will create a safer and more responsible social media ecosystem in the country.

In his post on Ku App, Vaishnav wrote, “Reviewed the implementation and compliance of Information Technology Rules, 2021 with my colleague Rajiv Chandrashekhar ji. These guidelines are empowering the users as well as providing them protection. With this, a safe and responsible social media ecosystem will be created in the country.

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Reviewed the implementation and compliance of Information Technology Rules, 2021 along with my colleague Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar Ji. These guidelines are empowering and protecting users and will ensure a safer and responsible social media ecosystem in India.

New IT rules came into existence from May 25
The new rules have come into force from May 25. Under these, it is mandatory for social media companies to set up a grievance redressal system for redressal of user complaints. It is mandatory for all such social media companies whose number of users is more than 50 lakhs, it is mandatory to appoint a grievance officer. Apart from this, these companies will also have to appoint a Chief Compliance Officer and Nodal Contact Person.

Some media companies have challenged the new IT rules and the matter is still pending in the court.

Twitter’s first compliance report published, 94 complaints received, 133 URLs processed
Meanwhile, micro-blogging platform Twitter received 94 complaints from May 26 to January 25 and acted on 133 URLs during this period. This information has been given in Twitter’s first compliance report, under the new IT rules, it is mandatory to issue a compliance report. Regarding the new IT rules, Twitter has appointed Vinay Prakash as Resident Grievance Officer in India.


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